Team Dynamics duo Gordon Shedden and Matt Neal lay down an impressive statement of intent after ending the first British Touring Car Championship practice session first and second for Honda at Knockhill.

Shedden marked his Knockhill homecoming with a 52.267 second lap around the iconic Fife circuit - beating Neal's best by 0.005's.

Despite the two Civic Type-R's leading the way after FP1, it was the Motorbase Ford Focus of Mat Jackson who spent most of the session inked at the top of the timesheets.

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Ultimately, Jackson was forced to relinquish the top spot but still remained in third as the 40-minute running came to an end.

Any chance of further improvements throughout the field had to be put on hold when a red-flag came out during the last two-minutes of the session when the Power Maxed Racing Chevrolet of Dave Newsham grounded to a halt.

WIX Racing's Adam Morgan and West Surrey Racing's Sam Tordoff both set their best laps before the red flag stopped play in fourth and fifth - 0.002's separating the pair.

The order - right down to Rob Collard in eighth position - was just as tight with just 0.073's coming between the cars placed from fourth to eighth.

That included BMW's Andy Priaulx and Triple Eight Racing MG's Andrew Jordan in sixth and seventh while Rob Austin and home favourite Aiden Moffat rounded out the top ten.

Laser Tools Racing's Moffat makes his return the grid this weekend after being declared fit to race by the medical team following the young Scot's major Snetterton shunt.